My CCRI Stories II

  • Tiziana

    Tiziana Monteiro

    General Studies
    Class of 2017

    Tiziana's College Success course exposed her to fine art, and she has been inspired ever since. Tiziana received the Alumni Association Book Award, which will allow her to take more of the ceramics classes she loves. Tiziana tells people who are curious about attending CCRI, "Take intriguing classes, they will open doors"

  • Blair

    Blair Mailloux

    General Studies/Pre-nursing
    Class of 2018

    Blair, a recipient of the CCRI Book Award, already has a bachelor’s degree from Johnson and Wales University. Even so, she is striving for a more challenging and satisfying path. Blair is a newly accepted student in CCRI’s competitive nursing program; her desire to study nursing is rooted in her goal to patients cared for more compassionately. Blair states, “A nurse is a stranger caring for another stranger as if they are a family member.” 

  • Aichatu

    Aichatou Seck

    Class of 2017

    Aichatou is originally from Senegal, and joined her family in Rhode Island in 2013. She has always known that she would go to college, and now she has been accepted at Boston University, where she will study medicine. Aichatou thanks her CCRI instructors for helping her achieve, saying, “They welcomed me with open arms, they motivated me; the more I sought them out, the more they were willing to help me.”

  • Miller

    Dr. Philip Miller

    Engineering and Technology Chair 
    CCRI instructor for 31 years

    Dr. Miller shares his passion for math and engineering with his students, and they benefit from his experience and enthusiasm. It is not unusual to hear one of his students enthuse, "Dr. Miller is the best professor ever. This guy is truly amazing." 

  • Cobb

    Regina Cobb, MSW, BCMT

    Program Director and Associate Professor of the Therapeutic Massage Program
    CCRI instructor for 16 years

    Professor Cobb finds great joy in her work as an instructor, a mentor, and a role model. Her dedication to her students was illustrated when she was voted the 2017 American Massage Therapy Association Teacher of the Year. "My students are like roses opening; I see inspiration and confidence in their faces." 

Last Updated: 9/19/17